Monash Careers Summit & Career Expo

The Monash Careers Summit is designed to allow students to explore ways of working, developing employability and career planning, and features workshops, seminars and speaker panels bringing students and industry together in an interactive, virtual environment. Featuring sessions tailored to the specific needs of both domestic and international students, the focus of the Summit will be on careers, career development, graduate employability and graduate recruitment.

 

The cornerstone of the Summit will be the Monash Careers Expo on August 5 and 6.

Now in its tenth year, this key Monash event attracts a prestigious selection of local and international exhibitors from a range of industries and sectors, and is a trusted and valuable opportunity for students to explore their career options and potential. And in 2020, it will run as a completely virtual event, providing students with even greater flexibility and ease of access to prospective employers.

Click here to register.

More details about the event will be made available in the coming weeks. In the meantime, mark August 3-14 in your calendars, and we hope you can join us in making the Summit a success.

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Career Connect Masterclasses

Introduced last year and highly valued by students, Career Connects Masterclass series is an intensive week of workshops that will deliver valuable employability and job seeking skills in an online form. From July 13 to 17, students will have the opportunity to acquire valuable information on areas such as Effective Career Planning and Entrepreneurial Skills for Students, as well as innovative new workshops on building a personal brand, navigating the recruitment market, and much more. Additional information about, and registration for, the Masterclasses can be made through our Career Gateway portal.

 

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Career Connect Masterclasses are back!

We’ve got some great news for students who are keen to prepare for entering the local and global job market following the completion of exams. Career Connect’s Masterclasses are back ­— and online!

Career Connect will be running an intensive workshop series from July 13 to 17. And there will be some new sessions specially created for students ready to get their career journey underway.

Students can register on Career Gateway for one or more of the following sessions;

·       Effective career planning
·       Building a personal brand
·       The recruitment landscape post COVID-19 – what you need to know
·       Overcoming roadblocks in your job search process
·       How do I find a job?
·       I have industry experience – now what?
·       Be your own boss – entrepreneurial skills for students
·       Lead to create change
·       The value of volunteering
·       Growth mindset – the secret to success

Career Connect Masterclasses provide students with valuable information on how to refine your employability, no matter what stage of your development. We’re here to help every step of the way!

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Resources and Workshops for students during the Exam Period

If you are seeking employment opportunities or wish to work on your job skills following the end of semester one, Career Connect are here to help with a range of workshops and resources! Below are the links and details to some of these.

How to Build your Career Plan Workshops

When: Friday 26th June and Tuesday 30th June
Unsure about your career direction? Or do you have an idea, but are not clear how to go about it? In our How to Build your Career Plan workshops, an experienced Career Success Coach will help you to develop clarity around your employment goals, and advise o how you can plan to achieve them. To reserve your place, register through Career Gateway.

Job Application ‘How-To’ workshops 

If you’re keen to gain insight and skills that will help you secure your ideal role (or something to tide you over during study), you can access our Job Application ‘How-To’ workshops online via webinar and as self-directed Moodle modules. You’ll learn how to craft an excellent resume, write an eye-catching cover letter, answer key selection criteria, create the perfect LinkedIn profile and practice your interview skills. We’ll even review your applications online afterwards!

Leap into Leadership Online 

Leap into Leadership Online, our interactive platform designed to help you develop your employability and leadership abilities, has hit over 4,000 module completions during 2020! If you want to join the thousands of Monash students refining their goal achievement strategies, personal branding, mentoring, and numerous other skills with the help of LiLO’s 13 fun and practical self-guided modules, log on at https://www.monash.edu/student-leadership/leap

Monash University Careers Directory

Monash is here to provide you with the support you need to start a successful career in business. To help you, we’ve launched the Monash University Careers Directory. It brings you up-to-date information on the best business internships and graduate programs in Australia, graduate reviews and career advice to help you along the way. And new roles are added daily! Check out the Directory now.

Resume Check

Resume Check, Career Connect’s new automated CV checking and review platform, is now online. Upload your resume and be provided with immediate and comprehensive feedback using AI tech and current industry standards, enabling you to improve and refine your CV for potential employers. All within minutes! To access Resume Check, go to https://www.monash.edu/career-connect/ready/resume-check

GradAustralia’s Top 100 Graduate Employers Guide 2020

 

GradAustralia’s Top 100 Graduate Employers Guide 2020 is now available.  Featuring a wide range of job opportunities, valuable career advice, and up to date insights on how to navigate the employment market, this is a great asset for all students keen to get their post-study career journey underway. Check it out here

 

 

 

 

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Career Success Coaching Program

In this small group conversation, students are guided by an experienced Career Success Coach in a collaborative discussion on their career development journey. Topics covered will include: current industry trends which may impact career plans, building and demonstrating the skills that employers value, and what steps can be taken to achieve career goals. Link to register here.

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Career Connect Ambassador Program: Apply Now!

Do you want to help your fellow students access essential job and employability services, while refining and enhancing your own skills to secure your dream role?

Career Connect’s Student Ambassador Program is an exciting new initiative offering students the chance to optimise their career development, professionalism and enhance their employability. By representing Career Connect in its activities and events across the University, participants will secure valuable training and networking opportunities highly regarded by employers and recruiters, as well as gain career knowledge, confidence and experience.

To apply, students must;

  • be currently enrolled in a Monash University course;
  • have completed at least one semester of study
  • be available for the duration of the program;
  • not be graduating before the conclusion of the program in October 2020; and
  • commit to volunteering 25 hours over the course of the year.

Applications are now open and close on Sunday 8 December. Places are strictly limited, so for more information and to apply, go to Career Gateway now.

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